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Burmington, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Burmington, a parish in Warwickshire, on the river Stour, 2 miles S by E of Shipston-on-Stour. It has a post office under Shipston-on-Stour, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 753; population, 155. The manor belonged in the time of Henry VI. to Sir Humphrey Stafford, and passed to the Strangeways. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £140 with residence. Patron, Merton College, Oxford. The church is ancient.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBurmington St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Burmington:


Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Burmington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Warwickshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Warwickshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV36
Post TownShipston-On-Stour